Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics.
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Here are three more electronics-themed
comics for you, these from a 1949 issue of Radio−Electronics magazine.
The first one is probably still a concern for parents today, although the dilemma
would probably be with the kid fiddling with the remote control rather than with
the buttons on the TV set. The second might require you to be old enough to remember
when both doctors and electronics servicemen made house calls. The third comics
is my favorite due to its cleverness at portraying what was a common occurrence
with boys wanting to watch a baseball game but not having the money for entrance
to the ballpark. Spanky and the gang of The Little Rascals used to pull that stunt a lot. I took the
liberty of colorizing the comics.
"Junior won't monkey with those knobs - he hates baths!"
Posted October 27, 2021
These Technically−Themed Comics Appeared in Vintage Electronics Magazines.
I personally scanned and posted every one from copies I own (and even colorized
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